Fortifying Your Strength Against Relapse: Relationships

Fortifying Your Strength Against Relapse by Batista Gremaud Part 1 of 3: Relationships Relapse in recovery is common. It happens in stages, often beginning with unresolved issues that lead to uncontrollable negative emotions such as anger, anxiety, fear, and resentments. Temptations often emerge out of nowhere. Unforeseen pressures, psychological and circumstantial, may build progressively and […]

women's strength training form and technique

Women’s strength training form and technique

Form and technique matters in women’s strength training Women’s strength training is getting more popular as research continuously praises the benefits of strength training for women’s health. But form and technique does matter. Learn safely with Dr. Fitness USA’s proven Body Design Formula system. The other day, I was at the gym training on my […]

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WEIGHT RATIO MATTERS

WEIGHT RATIO MATTERS Hit and miss, or calculated weight ratio? The other day at the gym, I was training next to this big guy, in the D.B. rack area. This young man was doing D.B. chest press with 55lbs, and then he was following it up with chest flys at 20lbs. To my trained eyes, […]

Intuition and strength training

INTUITION AND STRENGTH TRAINING Is your training routine based on intuition? Today I ran into someone at the gym, a slim beautiful lady I’ve known for a while now. A few years ago, I spoke to her about the benefits of strength training; she really didn’t think much of it, as she was a Yoga […]

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Cardio Or Strength Training For Weight Loss

Does cardio burn more calories than strength training? With the holidays just behind us, I see many people posting pictures of aerobic activities with comments on burning extra calories from their Holiday meals. So which is it? Cardio or Strength Training for weight loss? Contrary to a long held belief, strength training is, as studies […]

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Benefits Of Strength Training For Women

For women’s health and fitness: strength training is far superior “Oh no, strength training is not for me, I only exercise for my health!” I was talking to a friend of mine recently, a health coach, about one of my favorite topics, which is women’s health.  I was telling her about all the wonderful benefits […]

Myths and Tips to Exercise Recovery

Myths and Tips to Exercise Recovery You probably already know that alcohol and drug abuse changes brain chemistry overtime, which affects judgment, memory, emotional states and perception and that these side effects last long after the individual has stopped using the above substances. Although people tend to think of exercise as just good for the […]

Eat Kosher

SO YOU EAT MEAT! Ok, you eat meat! Your spiritual friends are looking at you with the lifted eyebrow! Somewhere inside you actually feel guilty. You know that it would probably be better for you if you went vegan or, at the very least vegetarian, but you can’t quite get yourself to make that jump. […]

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Muscle Loss Syndrome

Muscle loss syndrome start as early as 30 years old Here are 11 reasons why you absolutely need to engage in muscle building activities: 1. We lose an average of 10% muscle mass per decade after age 30 2. Muscles hold the spine and the body together, allowing you to perform daily tasks, such as […]

Sleep is important!

GET YOUR SLEEP IN Do you know that in order to achieve maximum health, you need 7 to 9 hours sleep every night? Some of the health issues associated with sleep deprivation are cardiovascular diseases, high blood pressure, and diabetes, just to name a few. Some statistics show that 90% of people suffering from insomnia […]

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cardiovascular heath improves with strength training?

HEART HEALTH: STRENGTH TRAINING OR AEROBIC? Properly applied, strength training improves heart health while simultaneously engaging the muscular system. Aerobic activities that increase heart rate and make us breathe harder such as walking, biking, and jogging are traditionally recommended for heart health. Studies show that strength training doesn’t just build strong muscles and bones, but […]

Brain-Muscle Therapy for Recovery and Stress Control

Brain-Muscle Therapy ™ Revolution in Addiction Recovery and Stress Control We all know the importance of exercise for general well being, and to prevent illnesses or aging prematurely. It has being scientifically proven that physical fitness results in lower mortality rate, helps in the prevention of diseases such as cancer, osteoporosis, obesity, cardiovascular diseases, and […]

Breathing fresh air

Breathing fresh air today and skipping the treadmill will do you good If you are like most people nowadays, you are not breathing fresh air, as you are probably spending most of your time indoor, unless of course your job requires you to be outside in nature, such as a park ranger, a lifeguard, or […]

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Side raises: Ergonomic tips

Side raises tips to avoid painSIDE RAISES GIVE YOU A NICE CAP ON THE SIDE OF YOUR SHOULDER This immediately gives you a self-confident look. However many people experience pain when doing side raises. This is mainly caused by overuse injuries to the rotor cuff area. Side raises done properly will not only enhance your […]

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Have you ever tried to get in shape?

Have you ever wondered why it seems so difficult to get in shape? Here is a little story for you. Enjoy! Evolution of the Fitness Neophyte Act 1: The decision to get in shape. 
”That does it! I’m going to get in shape and work out on a regular basis!” We take action… Act 2: […]

Leg press tips to increase strength

Leg press ergonomic tipsLeg press done according to the Dr. Fitness USA protocol will increase your strength dramatically. Here are 12 tips to improve your leg press technique:  Keep your heels low on the area of the board On a Hammer or Life Fitness leg press, keep your feet straight and parallel to your hips […]